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Bayushi Manipulator
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Clan scorpion

Deck Dynasty
Type Character
Traits Courtier.
Stats 1 fate / 1 military / 1 Political / 1 glory
Text Box Reaction: After honor dials are revealed – increase the value of your bid by 1.
Flavor "Victory does not always go to the strongest of two opponents." – Bayushi's Lies
Illus. Polar Engine
Set;ID Core Set, 96

Bayushi Manipulator is a courtier of the Scorpion Clan

The Bayushi family is known for their manipulative courtiers.

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The reaction on this character is probably useful in duels.


The Scorpion Clan had in the L5R RPG throughout the editions often techniques that allowed for this kind of deceptions, especially during the third edition the second technique of the Bayushi Courtier School, called Shallow Waters (which ties into the I Can Swim story), they could feed opponents false information about their stats.